Maryam is a Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM) and Master of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She is licensed Acupuncturist and herbalist by the Medical Board of California and certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine.
She started her career in medicine as a registered midwife and gradually transitioned into oriental medicine several years later. Her other academic achievements include: B.S of engineering and B.S of Nutritional Sciences both from the San Jose State University, and an AA in liberal arts.
Maryam is very enthusiastic and committed to enrich her skills and knowledge in the area of oriental medicine. With that in heart, she has invested numerous hours advancing her education extensively to be certified in various acupuncture specialties such as Sports Medicine, Pain Management, Fertility, Cosmetic Acupuncture and Medical Qi Gong. She passes her knowledge in the area of advance clinical nutrition to the future generation of practitioners of acupuncture at the local Oriental Medical Universities.
As a former engineer in the high tech industry, she is familiar with the profession’s physical and emotional challenges and demands, allowing her to better care for her patients. She incorporates her previous profession as a Certified Midwife and a Nutritionist to consult her clients routinely.
Under her care, every patient’s condition is taken into account individually whiile a specialized treatment plan is being customized for them; provided practical life style modifications so patients can take control of the outcome in their journey to improved health and vitality!
Maryam has been living in the Bay Area with her husband and daughter for over 25 years. In her spare time, she enjoys the arts, such as painting and playing the framed drum; nature hikes and traveling as well as socializing with friends. Her philosophy in both life and patient care can be encompassed by the follow George Elliot quotation: “What do we live for if it is not to make life less difficult for each other?”